Involving the Back Office in the Safety Culture: What About Staff Managers?

Involving the Back Office in the Safety Culture: What About Staff Managers?In the previous articles of this series we looked at how to get back-office individual contributors better involved in the safety culture. There we saw the rationale for doing so, as well as some suggested ways for doing it. But what about staff managers and other leaders in the back office of a plant or other type of production facility? How do we get them involved?

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Eric Svendsen
Eric Svendsen, Ph.D., is Principal and lead change agent for safetyBUILT-IN, a safety-leadership learning and development organization. He has over 20 years experience in creating and executing outcomes-based leadership development and culture change initiatives aligned to organizational goals, and he personally led the safety-culture initiatives of a number of client organizations that resulted in “best ever safety performance” years for those companies.